even expand her role in the obama administration, despite these attacks from her critics. joining me now is ambassador nicholas burns, former under secretary of state and ambassador to nato. and, governor martin o'maley, democrat for maryland and co-chair of the health and security committee at the national governor's association. thank you both for coming on the show tonight. >> i thank you. >> thank you. >> now, ambassador burns, you had a distinguished diplomatic career. how do you explain what happened today? >> i think it's very unfair what happened to ambassador rice. she has all the qualities that one would want in secretary of state. she's smart. she's very tough-minded. she has a lot of experience at a high level serving as ambassador of the united nations. really, the last 20 years as she began working for president clinton, which is where i first met her, she served at a very high level of distinction. and, in my view, would have made a very fine secretary of state. it's a shame that the process had to unfold the way it did. but it is very good news that she's going to
numbers could be going down was if the obama administration cooked the books.
down, the obama administration will begin an all-out drive for comprehensive immigration reform, including seeking a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants. we will see then where the repub lip cans are. what do you hope to see in the immigration reform if it is real and meaningful to bring us toward a better place in the country, mr. mayor? >> my hope is that comprehensive immigration reform will be just that. it's going to be comprehensive. it's going to include additional mushes that we secure our borders. it's going to include ways to work with employers so that we ensure that fewer employers hire folks who are here undocumented. and, third u it's going to include a pathway to citizenship, to full citizenship, for the 11 or 12 million folks who are here who are undocumented, illegal, whatever term folks want to use. who i believe should be addre addressed and we've heard in the last couple of weeks, some heartburn among republicans who are now just starting to consider the idea of comprehensive immigration reform as to whether they want to actually allow folks
the obama administration cooked the books. like when they accuse u.n. ambassador susan rice and the president of covering up the libya tragedy. even though the cia provided her talking points. so here we go
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